HEC WIRE collecting school supplies

Horry Electric Cooperative’s WIRE (Women Involved in Rural Electrification) group is collecting school supplies for local elementary school children.  Collecting ‘Back to School’ supplies is an annual project for the group and this is the eighth year they have collected items ranging from pens, pencils and scissors to notebooks, notepaper and rulers. “Two schools are selected […]

Does your home beat the heat?

Energy use and costs typically rise as the mercury rises, but there are a number of simple, economical ways to boost comfort, save energy, and cut electric bills. Most of these energy-saving steps can pay for themselves relatively quickly. For example, weather-stripping and caulking are inexpensive ways to boost efficiency and cut energy costs year […]

Here for the long haul: National network a big benefit

James P. “Pat” Howle, CEO, column from the July 2015 edition of South Carolina Living magazine. When your co-op joined the ranks of the Touchstone Energy Cooperatives® nationwide branding alliance on Jan. 1, 1998, we were one of 300 participating electric cooperatives in 32 states delivering energy and energy solutions to more than 16 million members […]

July edition of South Carolina Living is online now!

The July 2015 edition of South Carolina Living magazine will be delivered to the mailboxes of members and subscribers mid-month, but it’s available online NOW! Horry Electric local highlights include: CEO Column: Here for the long haul; National network big benefit Horry News: Mobile apps; Surge Guard; Horry Extra  Miracle on Highway 67; Food hub could spur agribusiness Co-op […]